Dorothy Ann Puzo

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Dorothy Ann Puzo, one of five children, was the only director/writer daughter of Mario Puzo. Born in New York, she moved to San Francisco to train with Method instructor Jean Shelton. Shelton's school has had an array of talent through the years. Actors: i.e. Danny Glover, Joe Spano, Wendy Phillips, Charles Bouvier, Eva-Marie Fredric, Scott Paulin & blacklisted actor Wendell K. Phillips.

Puzo's directorial debut was an AFI funded feature, "Cold Steel" that help kick off Sharon Stone's career. Other notables in the film were Brad Davis (Midnight Express), Anthony LaPaglia & Adam Ant. Read more...


Character: Herself - Accepting Writing Award for Her Father Mario Puzo

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973